Multi-Agent Coordination for Service Composition
Service composition is an active ongoing area of research in the field of Service-Oriented Computing. One of the research challenges is to provide a mechanism for the autonomous search and selection of suitable service provid-ers for each service type within service composition while guaranteeing the end-to-end QoS. A multi-agent based QoS-aware Service Composition solution (MQSC) is presented in this chapter. MQSC not only can provide a mechanism for the dynamic service composition but also can ensure the end-to-end QoS of the composite service.
KeywordsService Composition Service Selection Composite Service Task Graph Candidate Service
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This work is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grants No. 90604004 and 90412014, Jiangsu Provincial Natural Science Foundation of China under Grants No. BK2007708 and Jiangsu Provincial Key Laboratory of Network and Information Security under Grants No. BM2003201.
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